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The Assassination - Sisi, Empress Elizabeth of Austria age 60, died September 10, 1898. She was stabbed in the heart with a sharpened file by a young mentally ill anarchist named Luigi Lucheni in Geneva Switzerland. Been to the hotel she departed from to take her fatal stroll...

The Assassination - Sisi, Empress Elizabeth of Austria age died September 1898 due to an assassination attempt. She was stabbed in the heart with a sharpened file by a young mentally ill anarchist named Luigi Lucheni in Geneva Switzerland.

Died-10 September 1898 (aged 60) Geneva, Switzerland.. was stabbed to death.  Elisabeth's body was carried back to Vienna aboard a funeral train. The inscription on her coffin read, “Elisabeth, Empress of Austria”. The Hungarians were outraged and the words, “and Queen of Hungary” were hastily added. The entire Austro-Hungarian Empire was in deep mourning; 82 sovereigns and high-ranking nobles followed her funeral cortege on the morning of 17 September to the tomb in the Church of the…

Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Sissi) on her deathbed after she was murdered. (scene from a ancient silent movie)

HIM Emperor Franz Josef of Austria. Died:  November 21, 1916, aged 86. Franz Joseph died in the Schönbrunn Palace in 1916 in the middle of the war, two years after the assassination of his heir Archduke Franz Ferdinand. He is buried in the Imperial Crypt in the Capucin Monastery of Vienna alongside his wife Empress Elisabeth, who was stabbed to death by an Italian anarchist in 1898, and his son Rudolf, who is thought to have committed suicide.

HIM Emperor Franz Josef of Austria. Died: November aged Franz Joseph died in the Schönbrunn Palace in 1916 in the middle of the war, two years after the assassination of his heir Archduke Franz Ferdinand. He is buried in the Imperial Crypt

Sisi, Elizabeth of Austria was moved to a room in the hotel where she died without regaining consciousness. It happened in 2 hours 40 minutes, 10 September 1898 in Geneva Switzerland.

Sisi, Elizabeth of Austria was moved to a room in the hotel where she died without regaining consciousness. It happened in 2 hours 40 minutes, 10 September 1898 in Geneva Switzerland.

Kaisergruft: Empress Elisabeth of Austria grave. Sisi died age 60 on September 10, 1898 due to an assassination attempt. She was stabbed in the heart with a sharpened file by Luigi Lucheni in Geneva Switzerland.

Kaisergruft: Empress Elisabeth of Austria grave. Sisi died age 60 on September 1898 due to an assassination attempt. She was stabbed in the heart with a sharpened file by Luigi Lucheni in Geneva Switzerland.

Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie “Sissi”  Austria (1837-assassinated 10 September 1898) wife of Emperor Franz Joseph I, as a baby.

Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie “Sissi” Austria 10 September wife of Emperor Franz Joseph I, as a baby (No, this is Sissi s grandaughter, Archduchess Elisabeth aka "Erzsi" daughter of Kronprinz Rudolf).

Empress Elizabeth of Austria, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia. Sissi :)

Wonderful vintage photo of Kaiserin Elisabeth of Austria a/k/a Elizabeth, Empress of Austria (Sisi).

Funeral of the Empress Elisabeth of Austria, The procession is leaving the court of the Hofburg Imperial Palace, Vienna, Photograph, 18th of September 1898

Funeral of the Empress Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie “Sissi” Bavaria, wife of Emperor Franz Joseph I Austria. The procession is leaving the court of the Hofburg Imperial Palace, Vienna, Photograph, of September Photo by Imagno/Getty Images.

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